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National Capital Area Chapter Staff

LEADERSHIP TEAM

Chapter President and CEO
Kate Rooper
703.766.9029
 
Vice President of Programs and Services
Ana Nelson
703.766.9006

Vice President of Development
Rebecca Caldwell
703.766.9004 

Senior Director, Communications and Marketing
Cindy Schelhorn 
703.766.9005

Senior Director, Government Affairs
Region 14 (DC, MD, VA)
Carter Harrison
804.967.2580 

Director of Operations
Region 14 (DC, MD, VA)
Edward Abaga
703.766.9003

Health Care Systems Account Director
Region 14 (DC, MD, VA)
Emeobong Martin
703.766.9024

Executive Assistant
Candice Wilkerson
703.766.9022

PROGRAMS AND SERVICES

Vice President of Programs and Services
Ana Nelson
703.766.9006

District of Columbia
Daniel Cronin, Program Manager
Sheila Griffith, Program Manager
Tara Davis-Rama, Diversity and Inclusion Program Manager
Ben Donnelly, Volunteer Manager and Programs & Services

Maryland: Montgomery County  
Area lead: Sheila Griffith, Program Manager    
Tara Davis Rama, Diversity and Inclusion Program Manager
Diane Vance, Care Consultant and Programs & Services
Ben Donnelly. Volunteer Manager and Programs & Services

Maryland: Calvert, Charles, Prince George's, and St. Mary's Counties
Area lead: Tara Davis Rama, Diversity and Inclusion: Program Manager
Diane Vance, Care Consultant and Programs & Services
Ben Donnelly, Volunteer Manager and Programs & Services  

Virginia: Arlington, Clarke, Fairfax, Fauquier, Frederick, King George, Loudoun, Prince William, Rappahannock, Stafford, and Warren Counties and the cities of Alexandria, Fairfax, Falls Church, Manassas, Manassas Park and Winchester
Area lead: Daniel Cronin, Program Manager
Diane Vance, Care Consultant and Programs & Services
Ben Donnelly, Volunteer Manager and Programs & Services

Database Coordinator / Analyst
Priya Patilkulkarni
703.766.9030

HEALTH CARE SYSTEMS

Health Care Systems Account Director
Region 14 (DC, MD, VA)
Emeobong Martin
703.766.9024

DEVELOPMENT

Vice President of Development
Rebecca Caldwell
703.766.9004

Director, Relationship Events and Corporate Initiatives
Hilary Murray
703.766.9013

Director of Walk to End Alzheimer's - Washington, D.C.
Stefanie McHugh
703.766.9009

Manager, Constituent Events
Walk to End Alzheimer's: Charles County (Maryland) and Northern Virginia, Virginia Tri-Counties, and Northern Shenandoah Valley (Virginia)
Sonya Amartey
703.766.9025

Manager, Constituent Events
Walk to End Alzheimer's: Prince George's County (Maryland) and Washington, D.C.
Faith Walters
703.766.9035

Manager, Constituent Events
Walk to End Alzheimer's: Southern Maryland and The Longest Day, Blondes vs. Brunettes, marathons, and third party events
Carrie Myatt
703.766.9031.

COMMUNICATIONS AND MARKETING

Senior Director, Communications and Marketing
Cindy Schelhorn 
703.766.9005

Digital and Media Relations Manager
Megan Newman
703.766.9008

Digital and Graphic Design Specialist, Region 14 
Jeanne Burkett
804.348.007 ext. 1964

PUBLIC POLICY AND ADVOCACY

Senior Director of Government Affairs
Virginia and Region 14 (DC, MD, VA)
Carter Harrison
804.967.2580 

Director of Government Affairs
Maryland and the District of Columbia
Eric Colchamiro 
443.632.9722 

Advocacy Manager
Virginia, Maryland and the District of Columbia
Karen Garner
757.334.5701 

FINANCE AND OPERATIONS

Director of Operations
Region 14 (DC, MD, VA)
Edward Abaga
703.766.9003

Assistant Director, Finance and Operations
Nuvia Zelaya
703.766.9001 

Accounting Supervisor
Suzanna Mendoza
703.766.9011